The African Women Power (AWP) Network will host the “Get Connected Business Series,” during the last week in April. The forum is created with the intention to provide insights and information needed to help entrepreneurs and employees grow and get to the next level.

On Tuesday, April 25, 2017 – The discussion titled, “Tech Dialogues: What It Means To Be A Woman In Tech,” will explore the challenges and progress made in the STEM fields with regards to African women and girls. The panel discussion will be led by Mary Olushoga, Founder of the AWP Network. On the panel are the following experts:

  • Saudat Salami, Founder, EasyshopEasycook
  • Tolulope O. Adeyemo, Program Director, The WAAW Foundation
  • Maya Horgan Famodu, Founder, Ingressive.co
  • Nkemdilim Begho, Founder, FutureSoftware Resources
  • Abisoye Ajayi, Founder, Pearls Africa

 

On Wednesday, April 26, 2017  – The discussion titled, “Bid To Win: Learn How to Find and Successfully Bid for Procurement Opportunities with Top Companies in Nigeria,” will focus solely on procurement opportunities available in the private sector. This panel discussion will be led by Reginald Bassey, former Chief of Staff at the Office of Rep. Robinson Uwak of the Oron Federal Constituency of Akwa Ibom State. On the panel are the following experts:

  • Shade Ladipo, Executive Director, WeConnect International
  • Femi Longe, Founder, Tender.ng

 

On Thursday, April 27 – The discussion titled, “Sexual Harassment and Assault in the Workplace, Learn How To Protect Yourself,” will explore resources, if any, available for women and girls in the event that they experience sexual harassment and assault in the workplace.  On the panel are the following experts:

  • Itoro Eze-Anaba, Founder, Mirabel Centre
  • Jolaoluwa Ayeye, Representative, Stand To End Rape Initiative
  • Iheoma Obibi, Ashoka Fellow, Feminist, and Founder, Intimate Pleasures
  • Blessing Timidi Digha-Omolere, Women Deliver Young Leader, Feminist and girl child/Sexual Reproductive Health & Rights Advocate

The event will take place at the JobMag Centre: 254 Herbert Macaulay Way, Yaba, Lagos and begins promptly at 10am.

Lunch will be served.

Register here: AWP Network Get Connected Business Series

Remit payment to: Stanbic IBTC, 0001714275

Have questions? Email: Mary {at} awpnetwork.com

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